Ryan Leach

Ryan Leach is a frequent contributor to OutSmart magazine. Follow him on Medium at www.medium.com/@ryan_leach.
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Commentary: Gay Bars, LGBT Culture, and America’s Problem with Both

The surprise twist is that America is largely to blame for the monster we helped create.

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The Paper Anniversary for Marriage Equality

Happy first anniversary, marriage equality! Look, I got you some paper!

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Obergefell and the State of Texas: The Lone Star Struggle with Equal Rights Continues

Navigating the end of a marriage is a complicated thing, especially with a child involved—even more so when the couple…

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Texas Competes: Sometimes the Best Defense is a Good Offense

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community is under attack. That is not an exaggeration.

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Free to Be You and Me and Pee

The following is a tale of unintended consequences.

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OP-ED: Houston Is Not North Carolina

North Carolina would best be advised to keep the name Houston out of its mouth if that’s the picture they…

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Brunchin’ Up Is Hard to Do: Break Bread and Break Up at These 8 Gay-Friendly Brunch Spots

Oh, but it’s sad when a love affair dies, but it’s less sad when it is at one of these…

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North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law…And What It Means To Texans

On March 23, the North Carolina legislature accomplished two things that were fairly unheard of.

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Hungry for Victory: The 6th Annual Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund Houston Champagne Brunch Returns

The 2016 brunch will take its sixth annual victory lap at the Corinthian in downtown Houston on Sunday, April 17.

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We Aren’t Sluts: My Experience Getting on PrEP

If you are HIV-negative, then I want you to be on PrEP, too.

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